Friday, April 18, 2008

Typical 'phishing' scam.

An actual eMail.

Clicking on the link supplied [changed] would have taken you to a FALSE site

where thieves would ask for your account name, and password.


Subject:  Together to protect your account !

Date:  18 April, 2008 10:27:44 AM GMT-04:00

We recently noticed one or more attempts to log in to your paypal account
from a foreign IP address.

If you recently accessed your account while traveling, the unusual log in
attempts may have been initiated by you. However, if you did not initiate
the log ins, please visit paypal as soon as possible to verify your
This link is walid for 48 hours.
If you do not verify your information we will make your account limited and
will start an investigation. cmd=verify=PJ321%3490320

Verify your identity is a security measure that will ensure that you are
the only person with access to the account.

Thanks for your patience as we work together to protect your account.

Paypal Security Team
Paypal Email ID PJ321

[link changed to the Anti-Phishing Work Group site.]

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